Brazilian slab exports rocket, billet fizzles in April

Brazilian export volumes of carbon steel slab soared in April 2018, while billet exports fell, according to figures released by foreign trade ministry MDIC late last week.

Shipment volumes of steel slab from the South American country reached 547,216 tonnes in April, up by 89.01% from 289,511 tonnes a year earlier. The size of the increase may be partly explained by there being more working days in April 2018 than last year, and by a comparatively smaller rise in production...


Felipe Peroni

May 08, 2018

19:02 GMT

São Paulo